04 August 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 04AUG2012

The Fractured Features of Ladon Basin
SPACE.com Fri, 03 Aug 2012 08:41 AM PDT
Interconnected craters Sigli and Shambe, believed to have formed when a large meteorite fragmented in to two pieces just before impact. ...

ScienceCasts: Meteor Smoke Makes Strange ...
4 min
Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. A key ingredient of Earth's strangest clouds does not ...

Possible Valuable Meteorite Falls To Earth In St. Clair
KPLR 11 St. Louis Thu, 02 Aug 2012 20:17 PM PDT
ST. CLAIR, MO. (KPLR) â Folks in St. Clair, Missouri are hunting for something that fell from outer space and...

Tin Mountain hosts nature program on Perseid meteor shower Aug. 12
Conway Daily Sun
JACKSON — Join Matt Krugg, teacher, naturalist, storyteller and constellation buff at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center Nature Program, "Perseid Meteor Shower" on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Jackson Field Station. The Perseid shower is spawned ...

Coming soon to a sky near you
Brownwood Bulletin (blog)
Anyone can enjoy a meteor shower since it does not require specialized equipment (unless you call a lawn chair specialized), nor does it require any special knowledge of the night sky. This month's popular meteor display is called the Perseid meteor ...

Sky Watch: Agust's Perseid meteor shower
Stand outside during any meteor shower and you'll see meteors (also called falling or shooting stars) all over the sky, but if you trace their paths backwards, you'll discover that they all appear to come from one specific location in the sky. This is ...

Looking Up: Perseids meteor shower - the highlight of summer
Norwich Bulletin
It's a highlight of the year among night sky gazers. Marking the height of summer year after year is the Perseids meteor shower, one of the strongest of displays. This year is highly favored, with only a crescent moon in the pre-dawn sky. Meteors can ...

Possible Valuable Meteorite Falls To Earth In St ...
ST. CLAIR, MO. (KTVI) - Folks in St. Clair, Missouri are hunting for something that fell from outer ...

Backyard Astronomer: Dancing planet with fireworks?
Sierra Vista Herald
Like the 10-day planet dance, the Perseid meteor shower is known to produce many shooting stars for many days before and after it's peak. Many of the members of the Perseid meteor shower are fast and bright, with some even leaving persistent glowing ..

Time for weekend shower — of meteors - Technology & science ...
The annual Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but skywatchers shouldn't get their hopes up for a dazzling show, experts say.

Lynch: Perseid meteor shower calls for weekend campout
Times Record News
The annual Perseid meteor shower is one of the celestial "Old Faithfuls," showing up every August in our Wichita Falls skies. It's one of the two best annual meteor showers that we have, and this year moonlight won't get in the way like it did last ...

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 03AUG2012 - blog*spot
By Lunar Meteorite * Hunter
The Perseids Meteor Shower has been a favorite for star gazers around the globe for over 20 centuries now. From a historical point of view, the Catholic religion is a great follower of this particularmeteor shower, due mainly to the timing.
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Meteor shower on its way
Grant Tribune Sentinel
I am often asked how big are the meteors, and the questioners are astonished when I tell them an average meteor is no bigger than a grain of sand, but a grain of sand traveling at 60000 miles per hour can make a nice flash of light. Perseus, the ...

2012 THE Year of Meteors!